8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218
Crowd of attendees walking down path of the Dallas Arboretum

Pepper Palooza


A Tasteful Place

Event Details


Included with garden admission or membership

August 11-20
Join us for our 3rd annual Pepper Palooza! All throughout the potager gardens in A Tasteful Place, peppers take center stage. How spicy do you like it? You don’t want to miss this once-a-year spicy event with local favorites such as Hey Y’all Bakery, Avery’s Savory Popcorn, Gluttony Candles and East Dallas Marmalady. On August 12-13, shop at our vendor market with 20 vendors featuring their favorite pepper products including jams, salsas, edamame beans and, of course, peppers.

Vendor Market

August 12 & 13 • 10am-3pm

Hey Y’all Bakery
Behrnes Pepper Salts
Denmore Delights
Avery’s Savory Popcorn
Gluttony Candles
Casa M Spice
Papi’s Kitchen
Dark Arts Chocolate

East Dallas Marmalady
Cynfully, LLC.
Spice Bae
One Day Bakery
Sand Castle Seasonings
Charlie’s Treats
Brockhouse Jerky
Plain Ole Salsa

Learn to Grow Horticulture Presentation

August 11 | 11am
Texas A&M Master Wellness Volunteer Program demonstration for Pepper Palooza

Chef-Tastic Cooking Demo

August 16 | 11am
Peppers 101 – smoky, sweet, spicy, and fresh: How to choose the right pepper for your dish

Pepper Palooza with The Mozzarella Company

August 20 | 1-3pm
This fun, educational, and interactive class is led by a Cheese Expert from the Mozzarella Company and Wine Expert John Bratcher of Two Wine Guys. Featuring the spicy flavors of habanero cheese you will learn to pair Cheese with bold red Wine. (6 to 8 cheeses & 5 to 6 wines)

Children’s Adventure Garden

August 11-20 • 10am-2pm
Learn about capsaicin, the Scoville Scale and test the strength of your taste buds with hot peppers. Pick you favorite pepper and plant a pepper seed to take home.